Meaning: to start a device, to start the operation of something by means of a tap, switch, or button.

Examples:

Please switch on the light, I can’t see.

When I try to switch on my phone, nothing happens. I think it’s broken.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.